Sunday, September 23, 2012

Stacking the YA Shelves (Sept. 23, 2012)

Tynga of Tynga's Reviews hosts this meme to spotlight the books we receive each week. I guarantee that your TBR pile will grow when you see all the wonderful books everyone gets.

I more than made up for last week's small mailbox with this week's monster haul. Here is what I got.

First, I added these to my Kindle.
The whole Agency series was available for $2.99 each. I added all three for less than the cost of one hardcover. I got A Spy in the House, The Body at the Tower, and The Traitor in the Tunnel. All are written by Y. S. Lee. I have been meaning to read these books because I like historical mysteries and now have them in one convenient location.
I also added Julie Kagawa's novella Iron's Prophecy. I will get the compilation of all the Iron Fey novellas someday but this is the only one from the compilation that I don't already have. 

I added these books to my print collection:
Changeling by Philippa Gregory has been on my radar for a while. I had a chance to get a used copy from Amazon Marketplace for a reasonable price this week. 

I also got A Long, Long Sleep by Anna Sheehan. I hadn't heard of this book before I saw it on someone's blog but was intrigued by the premise of waking after being cryofrozen for 62 years and finding a vastly different world than the one you left. It sounds like the science fiction equivalent of Rip Van Winkle and Sleeping Beauty.
I also bought a copy of Shadowfell by Juliet Marillier this week because I found a deal at Amazon Marketplace. 

Two new releases also hit my mailbox this week. I got The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater which I am looking forward to getting signed in October and The Crown of Embers by Rae Carson. 
The final book I got this week was from NetGalley for review. I was approved for Cleopatra Ascending by Maureen Lipinski which sounds just amazing.

What did you add to your stack this week?


  1. Nice! I still need to read The Iron Prophecy as well! I bought the Iron Legends book just to have the novellas in print! Plus there's some extras in there that look like fun!

    Happy Reading!

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  2. Awesome haul Kathy. I have the Iron's Prophecy but haven't read it yet. And I'm looking forward to the Raven Boys. Enjoy all your books. Thanks for stopping by my Stack :)

  3. For some reason I skipped the second Agency book, so I will be picking that one up! Thanks. Im currently listening to Cleopatras Moon, so the Cleopatra book has me intrigued too. Great stuff!

  4. Wow you got so many amazing things this week! Ver excited for Raven Boys and Shadowfell. I've been meaning to read Long Long Sleep forever---its sounds so good! Hope you enjoy all of these!

  5. I want to read The Agency books so much!! Cleopatra Ascending looks awesome! Adding it to my list!

  6. I also got The Raven Boys this week and have been wanting to read The Changeling for a while. I didn't realize Crown of Embers had already come out either, I have the first book in the series on my shelf but for some reason it keeps getting pushed back on my TBR list I will have to move it back up now!

    Happy Reading this week!

  7. I want to read every single one of these books! I need to get The Agency series too!

    - Jessica @ Book Sake

  8. You've got a lot of books with sophisticated covers here. I hope you enjoy them all.

    This Week's Book Haul on Melissa's Midnight Musings


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